PLT Program Coordinator

Posted By NAAEE Staff on 7/25/2013 3:22:43 PM   |  Last Edited By NAAEE Staff on 7/25/2013 4:41:19 PM

Project Learning Tree, AFF's award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade twelve, is searching for a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator provides administrative and programmatic support for the daily operations of the client’s education programs.


  • Respond to general inquiries about education programs and services, including daily responses to e-mail and phone inquiries
  • Provide support to the Senior Vice President, Education and other program staff as appropriate, including handling travel logistics, scheduling conference calls, conduct research, creating presentations, etc.  
  • Provide support to network of state coordinators, state sponsors, Education Operating Committee members, and partners
  • Coordinate conference planning and logistics for Coordinators Conference and Education Operating Committee meetings, including registration, logistics, and on-site execution
  • Provide support for conferences and meetings including registration, exhibit logistics, and planning
  • Provide the client budget management support including invoicing, check requisitions, budget coding, and accounting discrepancies.
  • Oversee reimbursement and check requests to ensure they are approved and submitted for payment in a timely fashion
  • Assist state programs with the renewing their Memorandums of Understandings with AFF and ensure updated MOUs are on file.
  • Post routine updates to the client website
  • Coordinate the distribution of the Branch newsletter and other email communications
  • Assist with production and distribution of promotional materials
  • Coordinate maintenance and reporting for the client list serve
  • Support grant process for GreenWorks!, GreenSchools!, and MPI
  • Support recognition/awards program
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, education or environmental studies
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with computerized information systems, including Microsoft Office suite and advanced understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Experience working effectively with volunteers and staff members
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of constituencies
  • Excellent editing skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent planning abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Personable, outgoing, and flexible with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, coordinate and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of constituencies, including staff, donors, and customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to effectively plan and problem solve
  • A sound work ethic with the ability to act both independently and as part of a team
  • A firm commitment to working in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to speak in front of various groups of constituents
  • Some travel required


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